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Rapid Swine Flu Test Misses Many Infections

... Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors can't rely on rapid tests to diagnose the pandemic H1N1 swine flu, ... flu was just 40 to 69 percent. "These are rapid tests that the physician would do in the office ... researchers tested three commercially available rapid influenza diagnostic tests that can identify ...

Abaxis Reports Record Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2010

... cartridges, i-STAT cartridges and heartworm rapid tests, increased by an aggregate of $6.0 million, ... first quarter. Our new VetScan Canine Heartworm rapid Test continues to be received very well by the ... patient-care setting to provide clinicians with rapid blood constituent measurements. The system ...

Stent Studies Tied to Rapid Changes in Use

... TUESDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- rapid dissemination of new data about the risks posed ... Quality and Outcomes . "There was a rapid change of practice patterns after these ... release. "To our knowledge, this was the most rapid change in practice patterns in cardiology. We ...

IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results

... $83,732 $80,777 $2,955 3.7% rapid assay products 41,567 41,618 ... (5.7%) - 9.4% rapid assay products (1.8%) - ... $155,967 $156,387 $(420) (0.3%) rapid assay products 79,244 80,329 ...

Study finds rapid growth in health costs hurts economic performance of US industries

... RAND Corporation study has linked the rapid growth in health care costs in the United States ... provides some of the first evidence that the rapid rise in health care costs has negative ... of the nation's gross domestic product. The rapid growth in health care costs and health insurance ...

Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) Implements PNA FISH(R) Tests to Help Provide Better Care for Patients with Bloodstream Infections

... and significant costs to the healthcare system. rapid and accurate identification of the causative ... championing the clinical implementation of using rapid microbiology results to guide therapy. "When the ... FISH tests enable microbiology labs to provide rapid and accurate identification of bloodstream ...

Male Sex Chromosome on Its Way Out: Study

... FRIDAY, July 17 (HealthDay News) -- rapid evolution of the male sex chromosome could result ... carried only by males, has evolved at a much more rapid pace than the X chromosome, which is carried by both males and females. The rapid evolution of the Y chromosome has led to a ...

Excess Weight Speeds Up Osteoarthritis

... rapid loss of knee cartilage directly linked to being ... another: Being overweight or obese can cause rapid deterioration of the cartilage in the knee, ... slowly, but some patients experience a more rapid progression. This is the first study to connect ...

Obesity Contributes to Rapid Cartilage Loss

... is strongly associated with an increased risk of rapid cartilage loss, according to a study published in ... is strongly associated with an increased risk of rapid cartilage loss, according to a study published in ... identify baseline risk factors that might predict rapid cartilage loss in patients with early knee ...

Obesity contributes to rapid cartilage loss

... is strongly associated with an increased risk of rapid cartilage loss, according to a study published in ... identify baseline risk factors that might predict rapid cartilage loss in patients with early knee ... 30-month follow-up period and 5.8 percent showed rapid cartilage ....

Cepheid Receives FDA Clearance for First On-Demand Molecular Diagnostic Test for Clostridium difficile Infection

... test is the first test for CDI to deliver both rapid turnaround and a high degree of accuracy. "The previous lack of an accurate and rapid diagnostic test for CDI has greatly impeded our ... access to the most comprehensive suite of rapid and accurate HAI tests on the market. The Xpert ...

Atlantic Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Completion of Successful Pre-IND Meeting with FDA for Abuse Deterrent Narcotic

... it orally, nasally or intravenously results in a rapid rise in the blood concentration of the opioid. A rapid rise in blood concentration is more likely to ... patient care, reduced healthcare costs and a rapid time to market. For more information, visit the ...

Heat Sinks Market to Reach $2.64 Billion by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

... Sinks market. A robust electronics sector and rapid development in technology with increased usage of ... 2009 -- Over the past few years, there has been a rapid rise in the overall power consumption within ... laptops and home-theater PCs that generate rapid and excessive heat, propelling the demand for ...

Enigma Diagnostics Announces Patent On Real-Time Monitoring of Amplification Reactions Upheld In Entirety Following Opposition From BD at European Patent Office

... molecular diagnostic applications including the rapid detection of viral and bacterial pathogens. ... specialising in developing the next generation of rapid molecular diagnostic instrument platforms for ... revenues from a continuous flow of market leading rapid diagnostic point-of-care and in-field instrument ...

As college drinking problems rise, new studies identify effective prevention strategies

... the country. These studies resulted from the rapid Response to College Drinking Problems Initiative, ... says Dr. Hingson. The results of NIAAA's rapid response grants, he says, demonstrate the wide ... and Communications. Dr. Warren notes that the rapid response grants grew out of the recommendations ...

Lethality of H1N1 Influenza Virus Increasing According to Latest Replikin Analysis of Virus Peptide Genomic Data

... Replikins, a new group of peptides related to the rapid replication function in viral and other diseases. ... discovery of a new group of peptides related to rapid replication called Replikins, whose increase in ... replikins per 100 amino acids) is associated with rapid replication. Contact: John McKenney ...

Swine Flu Now a Pandemic: WHO

... rapid worldwide spread triggered the announcement, ... since 1968, triggered by the H1N1 virus's rapid spread across North America, Australia, South ... occurring in the southern state of Victoria. rapid spread of the virus in a region beyond North ...

DxNA Submits its Rapid Detection Platform Test for H1N1 to FDA

... Portable 4.5kg "Lab in a Box" Allows for rapid Onsite Pathogen Detection ST. GEORGE, Utah, ... health departments and schools, where on-site rapid and non-invasive screening for highly contagious ... capabilities, GeneSTAT technology facilitates the rapid detection of pathogens and viruses. The World ...

New Immune Approach for Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

... into the potential mechanisms underlying the rapid clinical effects of etanercept in patients with ... p. 168-77. 2. Tobinick, E.L. and H. Gross, rapid improvement in verbal fluency and aphasia ... 2008. 8: p. 27. 3. Tobinick, E.L. and H. Gross, rapid cognitive improvement in Alzheimer's disease ...

Ohio's Children's Hospitals Release New Results of Collaboration Aimed at Saving Children's Lives

... identified a medical protocol called a rapid Response Team that to date, when implemented, has ... each participating hospital adapted a rapid Response Team model to fit within its own patient ... harness the expertise of this multidisciplinary rapid Response Team when the caregiver determined that ...

Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) Implements PNA FISH(R) Tests to Help Provide Best Care for Patients with Bloodstream Infections

... and significant costs to the healthcare system. rapid and accurate identification of the causative ... hospital in southeast Georgia to implement the rapid PNA FISH tests. "We are very excited to ... championing the clinical implementation of using rapid microbiology results to guide therapy. "The fast ...

MAP Pharmaceuticals Phase 3 Trial of LEVADEX(TM) Migraine Product Candidate Meets All Four Primary Endpoints

... - Both rapid and Sustained Pain Relief for up to 48 Hours - ... Additional endpoints showed that LEVADEX provided rapid and sustained pain relief for up to 48 hours ... show the potential of LEVADEX to provide both rapid and sustained relief of all migraine symptoms to ...

FDA Approves SAMSCA(TM) (tolvaptan), the First and Only Oral Vasopressin Antagonist to Treat Patients With Clinically Significant Hypervolemic and Euvolemic Hyponatremia

... be monitored closely due to the risk of overly rapid correction of hyponatremia. Too rapid correction of hyponatremia (e.g., increase ... where serum sodium can be monitored closely. Too rapid correction of hyponatremia (e.g., increase ...

USMLE Galaxy, LLC Launches Live and Cost Effective USMLE Review Courses and Practice Sessions Right on Your Desktop through its Subsidiary CcsWorkshop.com

... (Archer live USMLE Courses, Archer USMLE Step3 rapid Review and Dr.Red CCS Workshop) through its ... demand for about 2 workshops a month. Archer rapid review for Step3 was initially started as a 2 day ... but now extended to 3-days. Archer USMLE Step3 rapid review attempts to cover all frequently tested ...

IDRI and Chembio Collaborate to Develop a Low-Cost Test for Visceral Leishmaniasis

... Gates Foundation for the development of accurate, rapid and affordable methods of diagnosis for patients ... "We are actively working to develop a rapid and simple test that could be used in the field ... and decreasing transmission rates." rapid diagnostic tests are made of two major ...

Prepared Response, Inc. Expands Its Pandemic Planning and Response Offerings

... planning and response." Prepared Response's rapid Responder crisis management system provides first ... critical infrastructure across the country. rapid Responder is the only crisis management system ... of Homeland Security's SAFETY Act program. rapid Responder is endorsed by the National Sheriffs ...

Diatherix Laboratories Releases First Clinically Available Test For Confirmation of The Swine Flu Virus

... practices, and public health departments for the rapid confirmation of suspected H1N1 patients. ... genetic targets at one time, it is the only rapid molecular test that, from a nasal swab, can ... executive officer of Diatherix Laboratories. "A rapid confirmation of H1N1 patients can mitigate many ...

AdvanDx Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for EK/P. aeruginosa PNA FISH(R)

... now provides a complete solution by enabling rapid identification results for 95 to 99% of all ... culture) turns positive with bacteria and yeast. rapid and accurate identification of the specific ... FISH tests enable microbiology labs to provide rapid and accurate identification of bloodstream ...

Hospital Rapid Alert System Supports Swine Flu Pandemic Communications

... Mobile Health Tech rapid Alert System Enables Hospitals to Rapidly Notify ... Availability of release 2.0 of its Hospital rapid Notification Alert System™. This new ... the current Swine Flu outbreak. The Hospital rapid Notification Alert System™ 2.0 supports the ...

Growth in Long Term Care Costs in Most of South Dakota Outpacing Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... five years in Sioux Falls. Comparable data for rapid City is unavailable. Elsewhere throughout the ... ranges from $63,601 in Sioux Falls to $70,263 in rapid City. The annual cost elsewhere throughout the ... five years, costs have risen 7 percent a year in rapid City and 5 percent a year in Sioux Falls. ...

Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009

... reagent kits, coagulation reagents and heartworm rapid tests, increased by an aggregate of $2.0 million, ... our recently introduced VetScan Canine Heartworm rapid Tests." "With regards to the financial ... patient-care setting to provide clinicians with rapid blood constituent measurements. The system ...

DxNA to Use its Rapid Detection Platform to Simplify Testing for Swine Flu (H1N1 Virus)

... Company's 4.5kg "Lab in a Box" Allows for rapid Onsite Pathogen Detection ST. GEORGE, Utah, ... health departments and schools, where on-site, rapid and non-invasive screening for highly contagious ... capabilities, GeneSTAT technology facilitates the rapid detection of pathogens and viruses. The World ...

MinuteClinic is Educating Consumers About Swine Flu

... questions about the swine flu (H1N1) and provide rapid testing services, treatment and prevention for ... by a dry irritating cough without phlegm and the rapid development of fever (greater than 100 degrees ... and muscle aches, fatigue and headaches. A rapid flu test to check for influenza A can be ...

PeopleStreme Releases RapidEcho Online Tool for Employee Personal Development

... today released RapidEcho, an online tool aimed at rapid employee development of on-the-job performance. ... today released RapidEcho, an online tool aimed at rapid employee development of on-the-job performance. ... is available at http://www.rapidecho.com . rapid Echo is available as a web subscription product, ...

UnitedLex Announces Strategic Alliance with Oval Ideas to Enable Superior Patent Analytics

... a leading vendor of software tools that enable rapid comprehension and decision making of Intellectual ... software tools and consulting that enable rapid visualization of Technologies in Strategic ... technologies strategy practices, which provides rapid high level workups for collaboration between ...

Combat Injuries: A Matter of Life and Death

... of multiple factors including: rapid medical evacuation Improved training of ... expertise. Damage control orthopaedics, such as rapid amputation and fracture stabilization, is being ... an average of 45 days. "In addition, the rapid helicopter transport that began in Korea and ...

RESolutions Rapid Enrollment Solutions, LLC Announces Expansion of In-House Call Center Initiatives to Enhance Patient Recruitment

... Calif., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- RESolutions rapid Enrollment Solutions, LLC, a firm specializing in ... but it also provides a more efficient and rapid means of obtaining the necessary medical records, ... for referral purposes. About RESolutions rapid Enrollment Solutions, LLC ...

iVu Imaging Selects BancTec's Multi-Vendor Services Group as Exclusive Service Provider for Intelligent Volumetric Ultrasound Equipment

... The imaging devices, which are capable of rapid 3D analysis of the human body for the earlier ... a proprietary core technology capable of rapid 3D analysis of the human body for the earlier ... Automated Breast Tomography system, provides rapid whole breast image acquisition and anatomically ...

Cepheid Announces European Release of First On-Demand Molecular Pre-Surgical Screening Test for Simultaneous Detection of Methicillin-Sensitive and Resistant S. aureus

... on-demand Xpert MRSA/SA Nasal test provides rapid determination of pre-operative carrier status by ... 24 hours to identify S. aureus . In contrast, rapid diagnostic tests can yield results at time of the ... company is focusing on those applications where rapid molecular testing is particularly important, such ...

Inverness Medical Innovations Launches New FDA Cleared C. DIFF QUIK CHEK COMPLETE(TM) Rapid Test

... of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, announced ... the new C. DIFF QUIK CHEK COMPLETE (TM) rapid test as an in vitro diagnostic aid for ... reduce morbidity associated with CDAD. The new rapid test yields results within 30 minutes and detects ...
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